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THE INCOMPARABLE ATUK

by Richler, Mordecai

Condition: VG+/VG-


Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1963. First Canadian edition, published from UK sheets. 192 pages in very good condition. Red hardcovers with gilt titles on the spine. Corners not bumped. White, illustrated DJ with red titles. Spine and edges a little yellowed. light wear on corners, jacket a little soiled. VG+/VG-. First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. VG+/VG-.

Mordecai Richler was born in Montreal in 1931. The author of ten successful novels, numerous screenplays, and several books of non-fiction, his novel, Barney's Version, was an acclaimed bestseller and the winner of The Giller Prize, the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour, the QSpell Award, and the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Novel in the Caribbean and Canada region. Richler also won two Governor General’s Awards and was shortlisted twice for the Booker Prize. Mordecai Richler died in Montreal in July 2001. From the Trade Paperback edition.


  • Bookseller: Book Bazaar CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 216017
  • Title: THE INCOMPARABLE ATUK
  • Author: Richler, Mordecai
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - VG+
  • Jacket condition: VG-
  • Edition: First Canadian Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: McClelland and Stewart
  • Place: Toronto
  • Date published: 1963
  • Keywords: First Edition, Canadian Novel


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